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Your #1 Goal As You Set Foot on a College Campus This Year

college Aug 01, 2022

By: Alan J. McMillan

Millions of you are on campus for the fall. Some of you are newly minted freshman and many others are making your return from summer break. Interests, area of study, and academic environments vary but you all share the same #1 objective.

There are...

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What to Do After a Job Rejection

As baseball Hall of Famer Connie Mack said, ‘You can’t win them all.’ But that does not lessen the sting of NO. 

So what happens when you get a no? You were working with a recruiter, who ushered you into an opportunity. Perhaps they spoke so...

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The Physical vs. Virtual Job Search – Expanding Your Employment Opportunities

By: Alan McMillan

On campus you are surrounded by many events and opportunities to find employment through internships and/or full time jobs. These fall into the category of the ‘physical job search’ which include events and contacts that you can physically...

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What is an Emergency Fund?

Every major financial guru that I know recommends having an emergency fund, and for good reason. This MUST be part of your financial plans as you move forward. Modest, regular funding into an emergency fund will get you to where you need to be over time.

What Is An...

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401ks and the Stock Market - What You Need to Know

By: Alan McMillan

When it comes to long term investing, usually through a 401k, your money ends up in the stock market and for good reason. Most often it is in mutual funds, which are simply baskets of stocks, bonds, or other mutual funds. The reason for going this...

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Three Questions You Need to Answer to Have Financial Freedom

With the Class of 2017, graduates are close to leaving for the workforce with newly minted bachelor's degrees. These are exciting times. 

But these new-hires have two life changing responsibilities before them: 

#1 getting and nailing their first job...

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How to Prepare for the Job Fair

A job fair can often be critical in securing internships and job offers. Unfortunately, most students are underprepared for the event.  The good news is that if you do prepare and execute you will stand out and be more successful.  This is a guide to help you...

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Financial Independence Tips: The Earn to Burn Ratio

The quest for Financial Independence (aka Financial Freedom) too often provokes more questions than answers.Ratios and advice are often complicated and lacking. 

For the emerging college student, once you hit the workforce there is a flurry of demands that come at...

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Why You NEED to Join a LinkedIn Group - By Joshua Waldman

Job Searching with Social Media expert Joshua Waldman joins us today to give another tip, as to how to grow your effectiveness on LinkedIn. From Joshua: 

In 2006, when I still worked at Cisco, I started a little LinkedIn Group called “Cisco.” Okay, not...

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What Should You Say During a Job Interview? Tips for Your Next Interview

By: Ben Carpenter

You’ve done the work applying to jobs, you’ve waited weeks to hear back, but the day has finally come when you’ve been asked to interview for your desired position. Before you start imagining working there too much, you have to...

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